Daniel Dimov | Elance
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Daniel Dimov

Lawyer specialized in Internet law
  |   Brussels, Brussels
  |  2:51 am Local Time


Daniel is an Internet law expert based in Belgium. He is also a PhD candidate at the Center for Law in the Information Society at Leiden University, the Netherlands. Daniel is a fellow of the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) and the Internet Society (ISOC). He did traineeships with the European Commission (Brussels), European Digital Rights (Brussels), and the Institute for EU and International law "T.M.C. Asser Institute" (The Hague). He has a Master's Degree in European law (The Netherlands), a Master's Degree in Law (Bulgaria), and a certificate in Public International Law from The Hague Academy of International law. Daniel has authored several peer-reviewed publications in the area of alternative dispute resolution. He presented his articles at conferences in Cyprus, Belgium, and the Netherlands.
Service Description
Daniel specializes in the following areas of Internet law:

1. Data Protection
2. Domain names
3. Crowdsourcing (including crowdfunding)
4. E-commerce
5. E-money
6. Intellectual Property
7. Internet governance
8. Online dispute resolution (including ICANN’s Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy)
9. Online gambling
10. Virtual worlds
11. Tech contracts
The Hague Academy of International Law
Certificate in Public International Law
Awarded: 2010
University of Leiden, the Netherlands
PhD Degree in Information Technology Law
2010 - 2013
The Hague Academy of International Law
Certificate in Public International Law
2010 - 2010
Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands
Master's Degree in European law
2008 - 2009
University of Ruse, Bulgaria
Master's Degree in Law
2002 - 2008
Independent legal consultant
Independent legal consultant
2012 - Present
Consulting services in the areas of data protection, domain names, crowdsourcing, e-commerce, e-money, intellectual property, internet governance, online dispute resolution, online gambling, and virtual worlds.
De Hoon & Partners, Antwerpen, Belgium
Legal researcher
2012 - 2012
Conducting research on EU law, international law, and offshore jurisdictions.
The Law Office of Customs Attorney Roelof Andringa
Legal researcher
2012 - 2012
Conducting research on EU customs law, EU consumer law, and the EU rapid alert system for dangerous consumer products (RAPEX).
European Commission, Brussels
2011 - 2012
Identifying and analyzing existing practises in the EU and in third countries related to reporting network and information security incidents. This constituted an important preparatory activity in view of one of the one envisaged components of the European Strategy for Internet Security, which relates to extending the obligation to report security breaches beyond the electronic communications sector. The analysis was included in the Staff Working Paper that has been produced in preparation of the European Strategy for Internet Security; Participating in discussions within the Unit on Article 13(a) of the Framework Directive for electronic communications and networks; Participating in events concerning Network and Information security matters; Analysing studies and reports relevant to Network and Information security.
European Digital Rights (EDRi), Brussels
2011 - 2011
Participating in events in Brussels; Research on the EU surveillance Mechanisms; Research on copyright problems & bad IPR legislation; Research on data protection; Research on possible limits to blocking/filtering imposed by GATS; Writing weekly reports.
T.M.C. Asser Institute, The Hague
2010 - 2011
Providing assistance in academic research related to international commercial arbitration; Assistance in completition of the Matra training programme entitled ‘The Right to Judicial Protection: Administration of Justice in Cross-border Disputes’, funded by the Dutch Ministry of Foreign affairs; Assistance in organizing a seminar organized by the T.M.C. Asser Institute and the Dutch Legal Network for Shipping and Transport, entitled ‘Nieuwste ontwikkelingen in Europees Procesrecht: implicatie voor de internationale procespraktijk’; Assistance in carrying out research on the selected issues in international commercial arbitration (textbook).
Caselex s.a.r.l, Luxembourg
Legal editor
2010 - 2010
Selection, editing, translating (in English) of Bulgarian case law within ICT and Media Law, Data Protection Law, and other fields of law; Identifying and selecting relevant national case law of the Bulgarian Commission on Protection of Competition. Analysis of collected cases and subsequent authoring of headnotes and summaries (in English);
Payment Terms
None specified
Daniel Dimov | Elance

Daniel Dimov